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Apple’s Mac design philosophy change hasn’t been lost on the company’s pro users. AMD’s new RYZEN 7 CPUs look to promise more computing muscle per watt than Intel and offer a nicer philosophical fit for Apple. The 1700, in particular, is ideal for a future Mac Pro.
The latest update to Parallels Access 3.0 App adds service with new file sharing and Apple Watch support capabilities for on-the-go professionals, keeping them always connected by putting the power of the office and home computer in the palm of their hand.
In this special feature report, Architosh publishes the results of its first workstation survey conducted in late 2014 and aimed at understanding the pro (professional) desktop needs of numerous customers Apple refers to as Mac pros. Not to be confused with the product Mac Pro, today Apple’s Mac pros work across its iMac range in numerous industries, including and importantly to this publication, the Architecture industry.
Architosh will publish its first survey study on Mac workstation hardware use by pro users in January of 2015. The survey will answer key questions, summarize diverse workflow cases and provide detailed guidance to pro Mac users.
For many years the term “pro” at Apple has been applied to a distinct class or group of products, serving a distinct set of customers. But these days in the era of iDevices the the use of the term is becoming more vague. At the same time research evidence suggest that many so called “pros” are using the iMac as their professional desktop solution. This of course begs an obvious question next.
Will Apple be tempted to shift to AMD if a new GHz race emerges between the two main chip producers?
Autodesk announces a native Mac OS X version of its flagship application AutoCAD, plus Autodesk WS for iOS.
Mac CAD and 3D News Tidbits: Nvidia redefines highend Quadro GPUs for small form factors, Cheetah 3D launches contest, Shook Kelley wins AIA North Carolina and Dosch releases new 3D content